August 16, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Monday, August 16, 2021, was 1 month and 30 days ago. It was the 228th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 77th day of Summer and there are 16 days left till Fall (autumn). August 16, 2021 zodiac sign is Leo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately , according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 16, 2021, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 16 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 228th day of the year
Day of week 33rd Monday of 2021
Week index 33rd week of 2021
Season 77th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Leo ♌
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Sun
Numerology 2
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 16, 2021, in Roman numerals: MMXXI (month-day, year)

August 16th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 16 is Leo ♌. Leo's strengths are: passionate, generous, humorous, and creative. While the weaknesses are: are being arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, and lazy. Sun is the ruling planet of Leo.

Top news headlines from August 16, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 16th:

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August 16th events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on August 16.

2012 – Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is granted political asylum by Ecuador.

1946 – Direct Action Day: Widespread riots erupt in Calcutta between Muslims and Hindus over whether Pakistan should be a separate state, killing over 4,000 and leaving 100,000 homeless.

1945 – Puyi, the last Chinese Emperor and ruler of Manchukuo is captured by Soviet troops.

Stock markets on August 16, 2021

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August 16, 2021 US Holidays

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Popular Tweets on Aug 16, 2021

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August 16, 2021 in Music

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August 16 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 16, 2021 life path number is 2. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 2 is thought to be a feminine number, with its power and strength consistently underestimated. Twos tend to be artists of sorts, always gentle, understanding, and diplomatic.


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